PRIVACY POLICY – Glossary

Below we explain terms that we use in our privacy policies. You can find further explanations of IT security terms in our lexicon. explanations of IT security terms.

Affiliate marketing

In affiliate marketing, networks of advertising and advertising space providers work together via one platform. As a rule, payment is made through performance-based commissions.

Anonymization

By modifying the data, identification of a natural person is no longer possible.

Activity data

Data stored about the user's activities.

Analysis tools:

Programs allowing analyses of user behavior.

Cloud

Use of IT infrastructure and services that are not kept with data controllers (locally) but are hired as a service from third parties and can be accessed via a network (e.g. the internet).

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or in your browser.

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation, revision of data protection regulations for the European Union (EU 2016/679).

Fan page

A fan page describes, among other things, the presence of a person in public life or a company in social networks.

Devices

(Portable) electronic objects/computers, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, or PCs, used to access apps or programs and information services.

IP address

An address within the computer network based on the Internet Protocol (IP). This address is assigned to the device and thus allows the device to be addressed and so accessed.

IoT

Internet of Things is a collective term for technologies that enable physical and virtual objects to be networked and work together.

IP address

An address within the computer network based on the Internet Protocol (IP). This address is assigned to a device and enables the device to be addressed and thus accessed.

Like button

The Like button helps users of social networks to express in a simple way that they like or support something.

MAC address

Hardware address of each individual network adapter. 

Metadata

Metadata is data that is available in a structured form and provides information about characteristics of other data. In the case of a photo, for example, this can be information about the aperture value, shutter speed or geo-tags.

my.avira.com

Administration area within the Avira software for registered users.

Personal data

This information relates to a specific or identifiable natural, living person.

Pseudonymization

Modification of data in such a way that it is no longer possible to allocate it to a certain data subject without additional supplementary information.

SaaS vendor

"Software as a Service" providers provide their customers with their software and services via the cloud.

Malware

Programs developed to cause damage to a device.

Smart

Synonymous for "intelligent, clever" devices (e. g. smartphone, smart TV, smart watch).

SSID

(Service Set Identifier) freely selectable network name of a Wi-Fi network.

Person responsible

The person responsible in terms of data protection law determines the means and purposes of processing personal data.
 

Version: 08.19.2020

Important: Your current Windows version is outdated and no longer supported.
For your security, we recommend switching to Windows 10 before downloading Avira software.
Update your Windows version here.
Wichtig: Ihre Windows-Version ist veraltet und wird nicht mehr unterstützt.
Zu Ihrer Sicherheit empfehlen wir Ihnen den Wechsel zu Windows 10 vor dem Download unserer Software.
Hier können Sie Ihr Windows aktualisieren.
Important: Votre version actuelle de Windows est obsolète et n’est plus prise en charge.
Pour votre sécurité, nous vous conseillons de passer à Windows 10 avant de télécharger le logiciel Avira.
Mettez à jour votre version de Windows ici.
Importante: Tu versión actual de Windows está desactualizada y ya no es compatible.
Por tu seguridad, te recomendamos que instales Windows 10 antes de descargar la solución de Avira.
Actualiza aquí tu versión de Windows.
Importante: La tua attuale versione di Windows è obsoleta e non è più supportata.
Per la tua sicurezza, ti consigliamo di passare a Windows 10 prima di scaricare i software Avira.
Aggiorna la tua versione di Windows qui.
Importante: Sua versão atual do Windows está desatualizada e não tem mais suporte.
Para sua segurança, recomendamos que troque para o Windows 10 antes de baixar o software da Avira.
Atualize sua versão do Windows aqui.
Важно: ваша версия Windows устарела и больше не поддерживается.
Из соображений безопасности перед загрузкой ПО Avira мы рекомендуем перейти на Windows 10.
Обновить Windows вы можете здесь.
Belangrijk: Uw huidige versie van Windows is verouderd en wordt niet meer ondersteund.
Voor uw veiligheid adviseren wij u om over te stappen op Windows 10 voordat u de Avira-software downloadt.
Update uw Windows-versie hier.
Önemli: Kullanmakta olduğunuz Windows sürümü eski ve artık desteklenmiyor.
Güvenliğiniz için Avira yazılımını indirmeden önce Windows 10 sürümüne yükseltmenizi öneririz.
Windows sürümünü buradan güncelleyin.
重要 : 現在お使いの Windows バージョンは古いため、サポートされなくなりました。
安全のため、Avira ソフトウェアをダウンロードする前に Windows 10 に切り替えることをお勧めします。
こちらより Windows バージョンをアップデートしてください
重要信息 : 您当前的 Windows 版本已过时,并且不再受支持。
为了安全起见,我们建议您在下载 Avira 软件之前切换到 Windows 10。
在此升级您的 Windows 版本
重要資訊 : 您當前的 Windows 版本已過時,並且不再受支援。
為了安全起見,我們建議您在下載 Avira 軟體之前切換到 Windows 10。
在此升級您的 Windows 版本